North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a member of staff was racially abused at a filling station in Scarborough.
The incident occurred at around 4pm on Tuesday January 15 at the Musham Bank filling station, Seamer Road when a man was challenged as he attempted to leave the location without paying for fuel.
When a member of staff challenged the man it is reported he verbally abused them.
The suspect is described as a white man, of medium build with dark hair which is dark on the top and grey on the back and sides.
He was wearing a light brown corduroy jack and light coloured trousers at the time of the offence. The vehicle he was driving was a Mitsubishi 4×4.
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Joel Varey.
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If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12190008852.